MailArt4Seniors Workshop

MailArt4Seniors is co-funded by the Erasmus+ program of the EU. (Project id:2021-1-LT01-KA220-ADU-000030408), and focuses on creating a new innovative non-formal training program for adult trainers (social workers dealing with the elderly, professionals working in nursing homes, geriatric psychologists, geriatric nurses, artists offering workshops to the elderly) to help them cope with isolation and loneliness, ensure their personal well-being, maintain their social life and enjoy a quality everyday life during the pandemic through mailart activities. 

As part of the program, a MailArt workshop was held in Thessaloniki, Greece (July 9th, 2022). FIX In Art, in collaboration with the artistic director of the Photography Center of Thessaloniki, and pioneer of MailArt in Greece, Vasilis Karkatselis,  conducted a workshop where the art of mail (MailArt) was presented to social workers, who had the opportunity to learn, using simple materials (erasers, inks, paper, old magazines, newspapers, etc.) to create their personal stamps, and to prepare postcards using the collage technique. 

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